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The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments

Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly. While we applaud root canal therapy for the millions of decayed teeth the procedure has saved, the Read More

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards

Basketball isn't a contact sport—right? Maybe once upon a time that was true… but today, not so much. Just ask New York Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. While Read More

Preventing Decay in Primary Teeth Promises Better Health Now and Later

True or false: there’s no cause for concern about tooth decay until your child’s permanent teeth erupt. False—decayed primary teeth can lead to potentially serious consequences later in life. Although “baby” Read More

3 Ways to Correct Missing Front Teeth

Roughly 75% of American adults are missing at least one tooth, mostly from disease, trauma or extraction for other dental reasons. A few missing teeth, though, never erupted in Read More

Be on the Alert for White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces

While wearing braces is the path to a healthier and more attractive smile, it can be a difficult journey. One of your biggest challenges will be keeping your teeth Read More

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage

Whether she’s singing, dancing or acting, Jennifer Lopez is a performer who is known for giving it all she’s got. But during one show, Lopez recently admitted, she gave Read More

You can Get Relief from Facial Pain

Each year doctors treat about 150,000 new cases of severe facial pain. If you're one of those people, you don't have to suffer—there are ways to gain relief from Read More

Preserving the Pulp is Priority One with a Newly Erupted Permanent Tooth

The change from primary teeth to permanent is an announcement to the world that a boy or girl is "growing up." "Growing up," though, is still not "grown"—the new Read More

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile

Since the early Roman times, couples have prized the month of June as the most favorable time to exchange their marriage vows. If you and your betrothed are planning Read More

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"

At the first-ever Players Weekend in August 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player — Cleveland Indians shortstop, Francisco Lindor — Read More

Here's How You Can Protect Your Child's Teeth from Tooth Decay

While dental diseases tend to be a greater concern as we get older, they also pose a potential threat to children. A particular type of tooth decay called early Read More

Keep an Eye on Your Family's Fluoride Intake

Fluoride is a critical weapon in the war against tooth decay. But this natural chemical proven to strengthen tooth enamel has also aroused suspicion over the years that it Read More

You Might Avoid a Root Canal with This Tooth-Saving Procedure

The sooner you get treated for tooth decay, the less likely you'll lose your tooth. That could mean a simple filling—or you might need a root canal treatment if Read More

Pop Star Demi Lovato Pops Out Jay Glazer's Tooth

Singer and actor Demi Lovato has a new claim to fame: formidable martial artist. When she is not in the recording studio, on stage or in front of the Read More

Early Orthodontic Techniques Could Stop Growing Bite Problems

The longer many health problems go on, the worse they become. Treating them as early as possible could stop or slow their development. That holds true for poor bites: while Read More

April Is National Facial Protection Month

April brings the perfect weather to get outside and play. Fittingly, April is also National Facial Protection Month. Whether you prefer softball or basketball, skateboarding or ultimate frisbee, don't Read More

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